Intercultural music therapy consultation research : shared humanity in collaborative theory and practice /

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Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group,, Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, United States, p.xiv, 180 pages : (2023)

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(OCoLC)fst01030628, (OCoLC)fst01030633, (OCoLC)fst01030635, Belarus., fast, Music therapy, Music therapy for children, Music therapy for children., Music therapy., Research.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction : Shared humanity as a foundation for collaborative research in the intercultural space -- Part 1. Approaching intercultural music therapy consultation research : Outside to alongside. The impact of sociocultural context on the classroom practitioner-pupil relationship : A thread of curiosity ; Reflexivity in intercultural music therapy consultation research : The warp and the weft ; A new staff development programme for international settings : Harnessing creativity -- Part 2. The lived experience of learning and change in intercultural music therapy consultation research : Perezhivanie. Transformative processes in the evolution of the intercultural music therapy consultation group : Patterns and textures ; Potential spaces for relationship between classroom practitioners and children with complex needs : The fabric of change ; An evolving tapestry : The story of Eva and Milana -- Part 3. Sustainability and development of intercultural music therapy consultation research : Potential Spaces. Longitudinal outcomes of intercultural music therapy consultation research : Sustainable design ; Identity in intercultural music therapy research : Interwoven strands."Drawing on primary research undertaken in a special school in Belarus, this book provides fresh perspectives on supporting the optimisation of relationships between teaching staff and hard-to-reach children with complex needs through learning and experience based in musical interaction, creativity and play. The book explores sustainable approaches to intercultural music therapy consultation research and sets out a practice-based framework to which relationships between researcher and participants, based on mutual respect and trust are central. Findings and implications are discussed from within wider debates regarding cultural diversity in negotiating collaborative partnerships in music therapy research. Featuring case studies and practical examples, the book offers an insightful and informative resource for academics, scholars, and post-graduate students in music therapy and music education. Those working in the arts, psychological therapies, and undertaking teacher training will also benefit from this volume"--